Travel Blogs from Demre, Turkey

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Christmas Spirit?, Demre, Turkey travel blog

Christmas Spirit?

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Hard to believe there's only 10 days until Christmas.  Being in an Islamic country there aren't the reminders.  No commercials, no decorations, no store displays, no Sears Catalogue, no cards, no carols, no snow, no gingerbread.  Just ...

I'm on a boat!, Demre, Turkey travel blog

I'm on a boat!

A travel blog entry by markturner

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6am and we were up and out the door, as we needed to be at the bus stop to make the ferry in time to Demre. We were all so tired and I had come down with Conjunctivitis really bad. My eyes had been stuck together but thanks to Holly’s incredible ...

Patnos: Why Patnos?, Patnos, Turkey travel blog

Patnos: Why Patnos?

A travel blog entry by oldrover

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... By miserable I don't mean to put it down, just to describe its appearance. This is a very poor, hardscrabble area of Turkey. The people still maintain a friendliness, all the same. I stuck it here because it was mid-afternoon when I got here, ...

Demre, Demre, Turkey travel blog

Demre

A travel blog entry by michael_bromby

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Friday the 13th, Kale (Demre), Turkey travel blog

Friday the 13th

A travel blog entry by danielfernandez

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Its friday the 13th and mosquitos are savoring my blood. Wakened by the sounds of their flight by my ear, i cover my head with my sleeping bag liner. Asleep again I woke up drowning in my own sweat. The sun beating directly on me, I'm on fire. Up ...

Cruisin', Demre, Turkey travel blog

Cruisin'

A travel blog entry by kerry_andrew

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... surrounding a small port, and full of narrow winding streets lined with shops and jewelers - apparently it’s the best place in Turkey to buy silver. Unfortunately that was beyond our budget, so we settled instead for an ice-cream! After our stop in ...

May Saint Nicholas Hold Your Tiller, Demre, Turkey travel blog

May Saint Nicholas Hold Your Tiller

A travel blog entry by brookskeith

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... amongst others) and devastating earthquakes, Lycia has stories to tell from the Trojan War and Homer to Herodotus and Strabo. Turkey's southern coastal highway is one of its best, but still adventurous as it cuts through anything previously extant in a ...

Apr 27, 2008, Demre, Turkey travel blog

Apr 27, 2008

A travel blog entry by tjphilippe

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Ancient Myra, Home of St. Nicholas, Kale (Demre), Turkey travel blog

Ancient Myra, Home of St. Nicholas

A travel blog entry by ruserj

Ancient Myra was a Lycian town.  Later, St. Nicholas was the Bishop ...

Kekova, Demre, Turkey travel blog

Kekova

A travel blog entry by opacheco

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It would have been nice to chill out for a few more days on those cosy cushions in Olympos, but alas our schedule did not allow it. After breakfast we loaded ourselves into a mini bus that took us to the town of Kekova where where we boarded our gulet ...

Myra and St Nicholas church, Demre - 30 Mn From Finike, Turkey travel blog

Myra and St Nicholas church

A travel blog entry by geroll

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... the morning or late in the afternoon for a quiet visit. Since several years, groups of Russian tourists are now coming massively to Demre to visit Saint Nicholas church.  You need about one hour and a half to visit Myra and Saint Nicholas.  ...

Cruising, Demre, Turkey travel blog

Cruising

A travel blog entry by dumic

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We boarded a small wooden boat and cruised the mediterrean with 6 other people from all over the world - Malaysia, New Zealand, Australia, Venezuela and Columbia. All great people and we got along very well. The scenery was absolutely stunning! Most of ...

Day 4) Gulet Cruises fethiye to Olympos, Demre, Turkey travel blog

Day 4) Gulet Cruises fethiye to Olympos

A travel blog entry by turkey

... we have a look at the Pirates Cave (sea conditions permitting) before cruising to Andriace harbour (lunch). Bus transfer to the archaeological site of Myra, and to Demre for the St.Nicholas Church, shopping and banking when requested by your ...

A visit to the old Roman Theatre, Demre, Turkey travel blog

A visit to the old Roman Theatre

A travel blog entry by jathomaz

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... passed dozens of greenhouses, filled with tomatoes, etc. One of the photos shows a solar system that is prevalent in all of Turkey. They are everywhere. Soon the caves where the Lycian tombs are located came into view after about a half hour. How ...

Day 41 - Dodgy buses and beautiful views, Demre, Turkey travel blog

Day 41 - Dodgy buses and beautiful views

A travel blog entry by kiwiholly

... the very choppy waters we were (thankfully) taken to a beautiful, much larger, sail boat (or gullet as they call them in Turkey). Our luggage was precariously thrown over open water from the dinghy to the boat and we all clambered aboard to meet the rest ...

Sunken city and swim after night in teeny town, Demre, Turkey travel blog

Sunken city and swim after night in teeny town

A travel blog entry by ltalsky

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... inlet, with more ruins on the nearby island that you could swim up to.  One of the most surprising/impressive things about Turkey is you'll be at the most random place and come across massive temples, stadiums, or just random columns made of stone ...

Do I have a pulse???, Demre, Turkey travel blog

Do I have a pulse???

A travel blog entry by thepedro

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